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Fact Checker: March 6, 2011 - March 12, 2011

The King hearings: Is CAIR a 'terrorist organization'?

We look at some of the claims and counterclaims made at the King hearings on Islamic radicalization.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 10, 2011; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  War on Terror, issue context  
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Peter King's claim about radical Muslim imams: Is it true?

The New York congressman has said a report that 80 percent of U.S. mosques are run by extremists "seems accurate."

By Glenn Kessler  | March 10, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
Categories:  2 Pinocchios, Other Foreign Policy, War on Terror  
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Michele Bachmann's 'bombshell' on a 'hidden' $105 billion

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) claims the Obama administration hid $105 billion in spending in the health care bill. She must have lost her reading glasses.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 9, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (266)
Categories:  4 Pinocchios, Health, Michele Bachmann  
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Obama and the White House's 'halfway' fixation with the budget

The White House insists they have gone "halfway" to the GOP on budget cuts. We look at the White House argument and find it wanting.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 8, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (43)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Economy  
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Foreign policy braggadocio on Libya and AIDS

President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton recently pushed the envelope when talking about Libya and AIDS.

By Glenn Kessler  | March 7, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (24)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Other Foreign Policy  
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